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Children’s playground at Crabtree Fields closed until further notice

The children's playground at Crabtree Fields will be closed until further notice due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Camden Council has taken the decision to close children's playgrounds across the borough due to the Covid-19 pandemic. From today the playground in Crabtree Fields is closed but the park will otherwise be open at the usual times. … Continue reading Children’s playground at Crabtree Fields closed until further notice

Native hedge planting in Whitfield Gardens and Crabtree Fields

This month volunteers from the Friends group have been planting native hedges in Whitfield Gardens and Crabtree Fields to replace missing or damaged shrubs. In early April we planted around 50 bare root saplings: mostly blackthorn, with a mix of hawthorn, hazel, field maple, wild cherry and dog rose in two areas of Whitfield Gardens … Continue reading Native hedge planting in Whitfield Gardens and Crabtree Fields

We are looking forward to using our Grow Wild seed kit

We are bouncing up and down with excitement as we've just received in the post our Grow Wild seed kit from Kew Gardens, ready to sow native wildflowers in Whitfield Gardens. The seed kit was the result of a successful application to improve part of one of Fitzrovia's open spaces. There are five different collections … Continue reading We are looking forward to using our Grow Wild seed kit

We’ve been planting daffodils, snowdrops, and other bulbs in Whitfield Gardens

The Friends group have been planting daffodils, snowdrops, tulips, hyacinths, and other bulbs in Whitfield Gardens this December, aiming to have flowers in bloom throughout the spring.¬† The bulbs were gratefully received thanks to a donation from the Metropolitan Public Gardens Association in association with Taylors Bulbs of Holbeach¬†as part of Bulbs for London 2017. … Continue reading We’ve been planting daffodils, snowdrops, and other bulbs in Whitfield Gardens